Multimedia: Global Health Policy in Obama's Second Term
February 24, 2013
The new volume, Global Health Policy in the Second Obama Term, analyzes seven important dimensions of a complex, widening U.S. global health agenda. Watch the authors discuss their individual topics.
Dr. J. Stephen Morrison discusses themes from his introductory chapter of Global Health Policy in the Second Obama Term.
Chapter 1: Global Health Diplomacy
Dr. J. Stephen Morrison discusses the evolution of U.S. global health diplomacy over the course of the first Obama term, as well as his recommendations for Secretary of State Kerry.
Chapter 2: HIV/AIDS
Dr. Sharon Stash discusses the evolution of U.S. bilateral and multilateral efforts to reduce the worldwide spread of HIV/AIDS, as well as her recommendations for how to proceed toward an “AIDS-free generation” during the second Obama term.
Chapter 3: Malaria
Dr. David Bowen discusses the progress, challenges, and his recommendations for continuing to successfully control malaria.
Chapter 4: Polio Eradication
Nellie Bristol discusses the U.S. role in supporting global polio eradication.
Chapter 5: Women's Health
Janet Fleischman discusses the achievements of the first Obama term in regards to advancing women’s global health, and the challenges and opportunities the administration may confront during its second term.
Chapter 6: Multilateral Partners
Todd Summers discusses the importance of the multilateral partners for realizing U.S. global health objectives.
Amanda Glassman discusses the vital role the GAVI Alliance plays to advance global health.
Chapter 7: Health Security
Dr. Julie Fischer discusses the emergence of the field of global health security and provides recommendations for how the second Obama administration can better align the objectives of the global health and security communities.